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Ray Leon Morrison

Ray Leon Morrison, American library director, education educator. Eagle Scout Silver Beaver award, Boys Scouts American. President board directors Olathe Library.; district commissioner Boy Scouts American; Member American Library Association, Kansas Library. Association, Association Christian Librarians, Nazarene Librarians Fellowship, Kansas Library. Network Board, Kansas City Metropolitan Library. Network.

Background

  • Morrison, Ray Leon was born on September 17, 1952 in Boise, Idaho, United States. Son of Duane Alton and Wilma Lucille (Bybee) Morrison.

  • Education

    • BJ, San Jose State University, California, 1974. Master of Arts in Library Science, San Jose State University, California, 1975. Chemical Abstracts Service in Library Science, University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1984.

      Doctor of Education, University Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1992.

    Career

    • Reference librarian Olivet Nazarene College, Kankakee, Illinois, 1975-1980. Biblical Institute librarian Pittsburg State University, Kansas, 1980-1985. Library director Mid-American Nazarene University, Olathe, since 1986.

      Adjunct professor education Mid American Nazarene University.

    Works

    • Author: Library Skills Workbook, 1981, 2d review edition, 1983. Contributor articles to professional journals, book reviews to publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Church of the Nazarene

    Membership

    President board directors Olathe Library. District commissioner Boy Scouts American. Member American Library Association, Kansas Library.

    Association, Association Christian Librarians, Nazarene Librarians Fellowship, Kansas Library. Network Board, Kansas City Metropolitan Library.

    Personality

    Interests

    Cross country skiing, National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing, olympic games, track and field, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Ann Derrenbacher, April 2, 1977. Children: Eric, Shawn.
    • father: Duane Alton Morrison
    • mother: Wilma Lucille (Bybee) Morrison
    • spouse: Barbara Ann Derrenbacher
    • children: Eric Morrison
    • Shawn Morrison
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    Born September 17, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      San Jose State University
    • 1975
      San Jose State University
    • 1984
      University Illinois
    • 1992
      University Arkansas
    • 1975 - 1980
      Reference librarian Olivet Nazarene College
      Kankakee, Illinois, United States
    • 1980 - 1985
      Biblical Institute librarian Pittsburg State University
      Kansas, United States
    • 1986
      library director, Mid-American Nazarene University
      Olathe, Kansas, United States

    Award